Percival Lowell (1855-1916) was an American astronomer, who started the search for "Planet X" beyond Neptune, which led to the discovery of Pluto.
In 1894 he founded the Lowell Observatory at Flagstaff, Arizona, where he reported seeing "canals" (now known to be an optical illusion) on the surface of Mars.
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Percival Lowell was an American author, mathematician, and astronomer.
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